Lacking balance, the Bears wobble

Offense needs to lean on Forte's running, not try to make Cutler something he's not

Originally Published: September 26, 2011
By Ashley Fox | ESPN.com

CHICAGO -- There were no illusions, no trying to explain away why they had lost to the reigning world champs. The Chicago Bears know they have an identity crisis. Against Green Bay on Sunday, it was there for everyone at Soldier Field to see.

The Bears are not a spread offense with targets all over the field for Jay Cutler to hit. They are an offense reliant on one man, Matt Forte, to carry a balanced load with a defense that plays a traditional Cover 2 and tries to make opposing ...

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